Malunggay

Does anyone heard a vegetable named “Malunggay”? I know you’re here because you want to know much more about this vegetable. I got you! Let’s Begin!

– Malunggay or “Moringa Oleifera” in English is a popular plant known for high nutritional value as well as an herbal medicine. ThisĀ is widely used as vegetable ingredient in cooking, as herbal medicine for a number of illness and other practical uses. This has plenty of health benefits which include:
  • Used to combat malnutrition, especially among infants and nursing mothers. Contains vitamins A, B and C, calcium, iron and protein.
  • This has antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti fungal properties.
  • This helps strengthen cells so that people with cancer can tolerate chemotherapy
  • This is considered in the treatment of prostate cancer and skin cancer
  • This is traditionally used to prevent and treat inflammations associated with rheumatism, arthritis and joint pains.
  • This is is widely believed to have an aphrodisiac action that enhances the sexual activity. Malunggay or moringa oleifera young leaves is also widely used to increase the flow of milk for lactating mothers.

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